List of college men's basketball coaches with 600 wins

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This is a list of college men's basketball coaches by number of career wins across all three divisions of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and both divisions of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).[1][2][3][4] Mike Krzyzewski is the NCAA Division I leader with 1,071 wins. Harry Statham has more victories than any other men's or women's head coach in any division in NCAA or NAIA history with 1,111. Exhibition games and games vacated by the NCAA are not included on this list.

College basketball coaches with 600 wins[edit]

Key[edit]

* Expected to be active in the 2017–18 season
Elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a coach
600 wins with a NCAA Division I program (or historic equivalent)

Coaches[edit]

Statistics correct through the end of the 2016–17 season.
Rank Name Years Wins Losses Pct. Teams
1* Statham, HarryHarry Statham 50 1,111 497 .691 McKendree (1967–present)
2* Krzyzewski, MikeMike Krzyzewski 42 1,074 330 .765 Army (1975–1980), Duke (1980–present)
3* Magee, HerbHerb Magee 49 1,055 421 .715 Philadelphia/Jefferson (1967–present)
4 Miles, DannyDanny Miles 45 1,040 437 .704 Oregon Tech (1971–2016)
5* Holmquist, DaveDave Holmquist 39 948 366 .721 Fresno Pacific (1974–1977), Biola (1978–present)
6* Robinson, GlennGlenn Robinson 45 931 342 .731 Franklin & Marshall (1971–present)
7 Meyer, DonDon Meyer 38 923 324 .740 Hamline (1972–1975), Lipscomb (1975–1999), Northern State (1999–2010)
8* Boeheim, JimJim Boeheim[note 1] 40 905 354 .719 Syracuse (1976–present)
9 Knight, BobBob Knight 42 902 371 .709 Army (1965–1971), Indiana (1971–2000), Texas Tech (2001–2008)
10* Holley, LarryLarry Holley 46 889 550 .618 Central Methodist (1969–1975), Northwest Missouri State (1977–1979), William Jewell (1979–present)
11 Smith, DeanDean Smith 36 879 254 .776 North Carolina (1961–1997)
12 Rupp, AdolphAdolph Rupp 41 876 190 .822 Kentucky (1930–1972)
13 Calhoun, JimJim Calhoun 40 873 380 .697 Northeastern (1972–1986), Connecticut (1986–2012)
14 Phelan, JimJim Phelan 49 830 524 .613 Mount St. Mary's (1954–2003)
15 Gaines, ClarenceClarence Gaines 47 828 447 .649 Winston-Salem State (1946–1993)
16 Johnson, JerryJerry Johnson 47 821 447 .647 LeMoyne-Owen (1958–2005)
16* Huggins, BobBob Huggins 34 821 331 .717 Walsh (1980–1983), Akron (1984–1989), Cincinnati (1989–2005), Kansas State (2006–2007), West Virginia (2007–present)
18* Williams, RoyRoy Williams 28 816 216 .791 Kansas (1988–2003), North Carolina (2003–present)
19 Massimino, RollieRollie Massimino 40 816 462 .638 Stony Brook (1969–1971), Villanova (1973–1992), UNLV (1992–1994), Cleveland State (1996–2003), Northwood (FL)/Keiser (2006–2017)
20 Holley, WillieWillie Holley 42 813 527 .607 Mid-American Christian (1974–2015)
21 Chipman, BobBob Chipman 38 808 353 .696 Washburn (1979–2017)
22 Sutton, EddieEddie Sutton 37 806 326 .712 Creighton (1969–1974), Arkansas (1974–1985), Kentucky (1985–1989), Oklahoma State (1990–2006), San Francisco (2007–2008)
23 Driesell, LeftyLefty Driesell 41 786 394 .666 Davidson (1960–1969), Maryland (1969–1986), James Madison (1988–1997), Georgia State (1997–2003)
24 Smith, JimJim Smith 51 786 556 .586 Saint John's (MN) (1964–2015)
25 Olson, LuteLute Olson 34 780 280 .736 Long Beach State (1973–1974), Iowa (1974–1983), Arizona (1983–2007)
26* Moore, SteveSteve Moore 35 779 224 .777 Muhlenberg (1981–1987), Wooster (1987–present)
27 Henson, LouLou Henson 41 779 412 .654 Hardin–Simmons (1962–1966), New Mexico State (1966–1975, 1998–2005), Illinois (1975–1996)
28* Hixon, DavidDavid Hixon 39 767 271 .739 Amherst (1977–present)
29* Lightfoot, MikeMike Lightfoot 29 763 280 .732 Bethel (IN) (1987–present)
30 Diddle, EdgarEdgar Diddle 42 759 302 .715 Western Kentucky (1922–1964)
31 Iba, HenryHenry Iba 41 755 340 .689 Northwest Missouri State (1929–1933), Colorado (1933–1934), Oklahoma State (1934–1970)
32* Hodge, RalphRalph Hodge 37 748 453 .623 Olivet Nazarene (1978–present)
33 Ryan, BoBo Ryan 31 747 233 .762 Wisconsin-Platteville (1984–1999), Milwaukee (1999–2001), Wisconsin (2001–2015)
34 Allen, PhogPhog Allen 50 746 264 .739 Baker (1905–1908), Kansas (1907–1909, 1919–1956), Haskell (1908–1909), Central Missouri State (1912–1919)
35 Pitino, RickRick Pitino 31 745 262 .740 Hawaii (1976), Boston University (1978–1983), Providence (1985–1987), Kentucky (1989–1997), Louisville (2001–2017)
36* Kessler, JimJim Kessler 39 743 553 .573 Grace (IN) (1977–present)
37 Chaney, JohnJohn Chaney 34 741 312 .704 Cheyney (1972–1982), Temple (1982–2006)
38 Patterson, PaulPaul Patterson 34 734 375 .662 Taylor (1978–2013)
39* Byrd, RickRick Byrd 35 731 381 .657 Maryville (TN) (1978–1980), Lincoln Memorial (1983–1986), Belmont (1986–present)
40 Tarkanian, JerryJerry Tarkanian[note 2] 31 729 201 .784 Long Beach State (1968–1973), UNLV (1973–1992), Fresno State (1995–2002)
40 Stewart, NormNorm Stewart 38 729 373 .662 Northern Iowa (1961–1967), Missouri (1967–1999)
42 Meyer, RayRay Meyer 42 724 354 .672 DePaul (1942–1984)
43* Hays, DanDan Hays 38 724 469 .607 Northwestern Oklahoma State (1978–1983), Oklahoma Christian (1983–present)
44* Burchard, BobBob Burchard 28 719 242 .748 Columbia (MO) (1988–present)
44 Haskins, DonDon Haskins 38 719 353 .671 UTEP (1961–1999)
46 Chapman, LarryLarry Chapman 40 714 495 .591 Georgia Southern (1974–1977), Auburn–Montgomery (1977–2014)
47 Robbins, DaveDave Robbins 30 713 194 .786 Virginia Union (1978–2008)
47* Ellis, CliffCliff Ellis 38 713 447 .615 South Alabama (1975–1984), Clemson (1984–1994), Auburn (1994–2004), Coastal Carolina (2007–present)
49* Slocum, JerryJerry Slocum 41 710 535 .570 Nyack (1975–1987), Geneva (1987–1996), Gannon (1996–2005), Youngstown State (2005–present)
50* Lamar, RockyRocky Lamar 30 704 356 .664 MidAmerica Nazarene (1986–present)
51 Sauers, DocDoc Sauers 41 702 330 .680 Albany (1955–1987, 1988–1997)
52* Hunter, LarryLarry Hunter 36 680 411 .623 Wittenberg (1976–1989), Ohio (1989–2001), Western Carolina (2005–present)
53 Montgomery, MikeMike Montgomery 32 677 317 .681 Montana (1978–1986), Stanford (1986–2004), California (2008–2014)
54 Crum, DennyDenny Crum 30 675 295 .696 Louisville (1971–2001)
55* Ridder, SteveSteve Ridder 28 672 251 .728 Embry-Riddle (FL) (1989–present)
56 Williams, GaryGary Williams 33 668 380 .637 American (1978–1982), Boston College (1982–1986), Ohio State (1986–1989), Maryland (1989–2011)
57* Schmidt, RichardRichard Schmidt 35 667 353 .654 Vanderbilt (1979–1981), Tampa (1983–present)
58 Bridges, DennisDennis Bridges 36 666 320 .675 Illinois Wesleyan (1965–2001)
59* Beilein, JohnJohn Beilein 34 665 398 .626 Nazareth (1982–1983), Le Moyne (1983–1992), Canisius (1992–1997), Richmond (1997–2002), West Virginia (2002–2007), Michigan (2007–present)
60 Wooden, JohnJohn Wooden[note 3] 29 664 162 .804 Indiana State (1946–1948), UCLA (1948–1975)
61 Van Wieren, GlennGlenn Van Wieren 33 660 219 .751 Hope (1977–2010)
62* Lambert, RandyRandy Lambert 36 659 303 .685 Maryville (1980–present)
63 Miller, RalphRalph Miller 38 657 382 .632 Wichita State (1951–1964), Iowa (1964–1970), Oregon State (1970–1989)
64* Klusman, TomTom Klusman 36 653 382 .631 Rollins (1980–present)
65 Reynolds, DickDick Reynolds 40 653 426 .605 Otterbein (1972–2012)
66* Calipari, JohnJohn Calipari [note 4] 25 652 191 .773 Massachusetts (1988–1996), Memphis (2000–2009), Kentucky (2009-present)
67 Penders, TomTom Penders 36 649 437 .598 Tufts (1971–1974), Columbia (1974–1978), Fordham (1978–1986), Rhode Island (1986–1988), Texas (1988–1998), George Washington (1998–2001), Houston (2004–2010)
68 Bartow, GeneGene Bartow 34 647 353 .647 Central Missouri State (1961–1964), Valparaiso (1964–1970), Memphis State (1970–1974), Illinois (1974–1975), UCLA (1975–1977), UAB (1978–1996)
69* Edwards, MarkMark Edwards 35 642 283 .694 Washington (MO) (1981–present)
70 Tubbs, BillyBilly Tubbs 31 641 340 .653 Southwestern (TX) (1971–1973), Lamar (1976–1980, 2003–2006), Oklahoma (1980–1994), TCU (1994–2002)
71 Drew, HomerHomer Drew 34 640 427 .600 Bethel (IN) (1976–1987), Indiana-South Bend (1987–1988), Valparaiso (1988–2002, 2004–2011)
72 Whitmore, DickDick Whitmore 41 639 344 .650 Colby (1970–2011), Thomas (2014)
73* Jenkins, SteveSteve Jenkins 34 638 451 .586 Evangel (1982–present)
74 Harshman, MarvMarv Harshman 40 637 444 .589 Pacific Lutheran (1944–1958), Washington State (1958–1971), Washington (1971–1985)
75 Durham, HughHugh Durham 37 633 429 .596 Florida State (1966–1978), Georgia (1978–1995), Jacksonville (1997–2005)
76 Lance, JohnJohn Lance 44 632 340 .650 Southwestern Oklahoma (1918–1922), Pittsburg State (1922–1934, 1935–1963)
77 Anderson, KenKen Anderson 27 631 152 .806 Wisconsin–Eau Claire (1968–1995)
78 Henderson, CamCam Henderson 36 631 242 .723 Muskingum (1919–1923), Davis & Elkins (1923–1935), Marshall (1935–1955)
79* Knight, SteveSteve Knight 34 630 456 .580 William Carey (1982–present)
80 Messbarger, EdEd Messbarger 41 630 518 .549 Benedictine Heights (1957–1960), Dallas (1960–1963), St. Mary's (Texas) (1963–1998), Angelo State (1978–1998)
81 Neer, MikeMike Neer 37 629 346 .645 Rochester (1976–2010), Hobart (2011–2014)
82 Shovlain, RayRay Shovlain 34 625 469 .571 Saint Ambrose University (IA) (1983–present )
83 Sloan, NormNorm Sloan 37 624 393 .614 Presbyterian (1951–1955), The Citadel (1956–1960), Florida (1960–1966, 1980–1989), NC State (1966–1980)
84 Nicholson, DeanDean Nicholson 26 620 199 .757 Central Washington (1964–1990)
85 Morrill, StewStew Morrill 29 620 294 .678 Montana (1986–1991), Colorado State (1991–1998), Utah State (1998–2015)
86* Barnes, RickRick Barnes 29 619 333 .650 George Mason (1987–1988), Providence (1988–1994), Clemson (1994–1998), Texas (1998–2015), Tennessee (2015–present)
87 Murphy, TomTom Murphy 35 618 274 .693 Hamilton (1970–2004), SUNYIT (2005–2006)
88 Smith, TomTom Smith 38 618 463 .572 Central Missouri (1975–1980), Valparaiso (1980–1988), Missouri Western (1988–2013)
89 Braun, BenBen Braun 37 615 517 .543 Siena Heights (1977–1985), Eastern Michigan (1985–1996), California (1996–2008), Rice (2008–2014)
90 Steele, JerryJerry Steele 39 609 486 .556 Guilford (1962–1970), High Point (1972–2003)
91 Beaury, BrianBrian Beaury 31 607 311 .661 College of Saint Rose (1986–present)
92* Self, BillBill Self 23 618 188 .763 ORU (1993–1997), Tulsa (1997–2000), Illinois (2000–2003), Kansas (2003–present)
93 Spirou, StanStan Spirou 32 604 320 .654 Southern New Hampshire (1985–present)
94* Matthews, GerryGerry Matthews 30 603 243 .713 Stockton (1985–present)
95 Boots, DaveDave Boots 31 603 291 .674 Augsburg (1982–1988), South Dakota (1988–2013)
96 Larrañaga, JimJim Larrañaga 32 600 395 .601 American International (1977–1979), Bowling Green (1986-1997), George Mason (1997–2011), Miami (FL) (2011–present)

Active coaches with 550 career wins[edit]

Name Years Wins Losses Pct. Teams
Kruger, LonLon Kruger 30 590 361 .620 UTPA (1982–1986), Kansas St. (1986–1990), Florida (1990-1996), Illinois (1996–2000), UNLV (2004–2011), Oklahoma (2011–present)
Elders, KimKim Elders 23 588 224 .724 Cornerstone (1993–present)
Bruehl, AlAl Bruehl 19 582 195 .749 Robert Morris (IL) (1997–present)
Altman, DanaDana Altman 28 564 307 .648 Marshall (1989–1990), Kansas State (1990–1994), Creighton (1994–2010), Oregon (2010–present)
Sherman, JeffJeff Sherman 31 562 446 .558 Central Methodist (1985–present)
Smith, TubbyTubby Smith 25 557 276 .669 Tulsa (1991–1995), Georgia (1995–1997), Kentucky (1997–2007), Minnesota (2007–2013), Texas Tech (2013–2016), Memphis (2016–present)
Kampe, GregGreg Kampe 32 556 417 .571 Oakland (1984–present)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Jim Boeheim's total does not include 101 wins vacated by the NCAA.
  2. ^ Jerry Tarkanian's total does not include 55 wins vacated by the NCAA.
  3. ^ Wooden is also a member of the Naismith Hall as a player.
  4. ^ John Calipari's total does not include 42 wins and 2 losses vacated by the NCAA.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NCAA Career Statistics Database". NCAA. Retrieved June 14, 2012. (The NCAA Career Statistics database allows the viewer to obtain coaching records for all NCAA coaches by inputting the individual's name in the linked window.)
  2. ^ "Men's Basketball Winningest Active Coaches (By Wins): Currently," (PDF). NAIA. Retrieved May 19, 2014. 
  3. ^ NAIA Division II Winningest Active Coaches after 2014-2015 season. Accessed April 4, 2015.
  4. ^ "NCAA Basketball Coaching Records, as of 2011" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved March 10, 2016.